April 25-26, 1997
Java Workshop 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Stuart Hirshfield, Hamilton College
Java workshop attendees must have knowledge of C or Pascal and pre-register by contacting Franklyn Turbak (FAX: 617-283-3642, email: firstname.lastname@example.org). As attendence will be limited to 40, attendees will be notified that they have been admitted.
Registration 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 405, Dodge Hall
Vendor Displays 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Room 405, Dodge Hall
Welcome 1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Viera K. Proulx, Conference Chair
Curry Student Center Ballroom
Opening Address 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Desktop Data Inc.
Break 2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Session I -- 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session 1B - Panel -- Web-Based Course Delivery and Learning
Moderator: Michael Berman, Rowan College of New Jersey, Glassboro, NJ
Session 1C - CSI / CSII -- Introductory Programming Courses
Session Chair: Larry DíAntonio, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ
Language Considerations in a Goal-Centered Approach to CSI and II:
Java, C or What?
Ursula Wolz, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
A Computer Music Course for Small Computer Science Departments
Thomas Cortina, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY
Session 1D - Tutorial
Session Chair: Janet Kerner, St. Johnís University, Jamaica, NY
Break 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session II -- 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Session 2B - Panel -- Does the K-12 Curriculum Prepare Students for College Computer Science?
Moderator: Ursula Wolz, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
Session 2C - Undergraduate Curriculum I
Session Chair: Harry Morrison, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
Expanding Collaborative Learning with Groupware Tools
Mary Ann Robbert, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
Music, MIDI, and the Computer Science Survey Course
Matthew Dickerson, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
Conference Banquet 7:00 p.m.
Justin D. Pearlman M.D., M.E., Ph.D.
Director, MRI Technologies and Computing,
Harvard University Medical School/Beth Israel Hospital
Registration 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Vendor Displays 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session III 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Session 3B - Undergraduate Curriculum II
Session Chair: Richard Wyatt, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
An Algorithm to Design Loops
Amruth Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ
Survey on Weighting of Analytic Program Grading Criteria
Jerald D. Cole, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY
Programmed Instruction Using Web Pages
Bradley Kjell, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
Using CGI Scripts to Promote Faculty-Student Communications
Narayan Murthy & Stuart A. Varden, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Student Poster Session / Break 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Patrick Wang, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Michael Berman, Rowan College of New Jersey, Glassboro, NJ
Developing Courseware for a Counter-Controlled Loop Using Java
Amruth Kumar & Andrew Morrissey, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ
A Constraint Language Implementation:
Algebraic Expression Solving Using Interval Analysis
Robert H. Sfarzo, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
Visual Graph Abstraction
Anna Mittleman, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Visual Robot Programming
Laura Diao, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Programming Study Environment
Eric Clavijo & Mark Nikolsky, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
Teaching GUI and Multimedia Programming
to Beginning Computer Science Students
Dan Domen & Mike McAuliffe, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
The Lab Managerís Pal
Lori Caruso, Paula Dorn & April Ullery, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
Session 4B - Design and Algorithms
Session Chair: David Arnow, Brooklyn College,Brooklyn, NY
A New Algorithm for Clipping a Line
Mary Courtney & Narayan Murthy, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
A Design-Oriented Undergraduate Computer Networking Course
Bruce Tis, Boston University, Boston, MA
Computing and Information Literacy in the Liberal Arts Core:
A Work in Progress
John Beidler, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
Improving Computer Literacy in a Math Class for Non-Majors
Maegan K. Bos, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Concurrent Session V -- 11:55 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Session 5B - Panel -- Good Web, Bad Web:
Aspects, Issues and Implications for the Virtual Classroom
Moderator: Richard Rasala, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Session 5C - Parallel and Distributed Systems
Session Chair: Ibrahim Matta, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
An Investigation into Utilizing CORBA Compliant Systems
in the Undergraduate Curriculum
Roger L. Norton, Stuart Greenfield,
James Ten Eyck & S. Rebecca Thomas
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Using Threads to Investigate Parallelism
Linda Wilkens, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
Session 5D - Multimedia
Session Chair: Massood Towhidnejad, Embry-Riddle University, Daytona Beach, FL
Pedagogical Evaluation of Multimedia Courseware for Science
Amruth Kumar & Claire Lichack, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ
Multimedia-Based Learning and Museums: Issues and Enabling Tools
James Ford, Chris Langmead, Fillia Makedon,
Charles Owen & Sam Rebelsky
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Regional Steering Committee Meeting 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
-From the North (I-93 or Rte 1) : At merge with Rte 3 (Southeast Expressway) take the Storrow Drive exit and proceed to the Fenway exit (left exit). Follow signs to Boylston Street inbound and follow with the Fenway on your right. Exit the Fenway straight onto Westland Avenue that will lead you to Mass. Ave. Turn right onto Mass. Ave. and at the third light turn right onto Columbus Ave. The NU parking garage is about Omega mile on the right (795 Columbus Ave.)
-From the West (I-90 Mass Pike): Take exit 22 (Copley Square) and bear right. Proceed to the first traffic light and turn right onto Dartmouth Street. Then take the next right onto Columbus Ave. The NU parking garage is on the right about 1 mile down the road (795 Columbus Ave.).
-Route 9: Proceed pass Northeastern University to Mass. Ave. Turn right onto Mass. Ave. At second light turn right onto Columbus Ave. The NU parking garage is about Omega mile on right (795 Columbus Ave.)
-From the South (Rte 3 Southeast Expressway): Take exit 18 (Mass. Ave.) and at the end of the ramp proceed straight onto Melnea Casa Blvd. Continue for approximately two miles and turn right onto Columbus Ave. The NU parking garage is 2 blocks on your left (795 Columbus Ave.).
220 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
$89 (single/double) + tax
$99 triple + tax
$109 quadruple + tax
Includes parking for 1 car
Directions to Hotel:
-From I-90 (Mass Pike) take exit 22 to Prudential. You exit onto Huntington Ave. going West. Midtown Hotel is 2 blocks ahead on your left. After the first set of lights you need to keep right to make a U-turn.
-From North and Northwest get onto Storrow Drive and take the exit to Fenway (from either direction). After the overpass keep left, continue bearing right (with park on your right side). When exiting the park (you have no choice) go straight onto Westland Avenue. At the end, turn rightish onto Mass. Ave. and take the next left (at the next light) onto Huntington Ave. Midtown Hotel is on your right.
-From South follow the directions to the Northeastern parking and continue on Columbus Ave. for Omega mile more to the next light. This is Mass Ave.- turn left. At the second set of lights, turn right onto Huntington Ave. Midtown Hotel is on your right.
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